Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Redskins brought in former Lions TE Tony Scheffler for a workout on Tuesday.
This probably isn’t a great sign for TE Jordan Reed and the hamstring injury he sustained this past weekend.
It is, however, interesting that Scheffler even worked out for an NFL team as he previously announced his retirement.
Scheffler, 31, was a second-round...
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Tony Scheffler was forced into retirement from the NFL due to repeated concussions. The Detroit Lions released him in the middle of last season after a brutal hit against the Green Bay Packers sidelined him. Scheffler tried out for a few teams but never caught on with anyone.
Scheffler is from my hometown of Chelsea, MI. While it’s now a much larger place than when I grew up and...
Free agent tight end Tony Scheffler has retired after eight seasons in the NFL.
The 31-year-old Scheffler has suffered there concussions over the past four seasons and was released by the Detroit Lions in October.
Drafted No. 61 overall in 2006, Scheffler played for the Denver Broncos before joining the Lions.
He had 258 receptions for 3,207 yards and 22 touchdowns in his eight-year career.
Veteran TE Tony Scheffler tells Larry Lage of the Associated Press that he is retiring from the NFL due to concussions suffered over the course of his professional career.
According to Scheffler, he has suffered three concussions in the past four years. He plans to become a real estate agent and work as an assistant football coach at the high school in his hometown of Chelsea...
Former Lion and Western Michigan tight end Tony Scheffler has announced his retirement according to the Associated Press Wednesday afternoon.
Scheffler’s decision comes after a recent rash of concussions (three over the past four years) and “moderate” interest in him as a free agent after being released by the Lions last season.
During his eight years in the league with both...
Former Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler is retiring from the NFL.
Scheffler told The Associated Press on Wednesday he made the choice because he had three concussions over the past four years.
He had 258 receptions for 3,207 yards and 22 touchdowns in his eight-year career. The Lions released Scheffler in October. He later had workouts with Chicago and Kansas City and says...
The Green Bay Packers have had one of the NFL’s best wide receiving corps over the last few seasons, but one of those talented receivers has hit the free agent market. James Jones is a free agent this offseason, and reports are circulating that he is drawing “heavy interest” from both the New York Jets and Detroit Lions. Jones has been one of Aaron Rodgers’ main targets during...